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Bob Salcedo (Baughb) - BPL Forum Member

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About Me Lightening up so I can enjoy the fishing more.
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Still looking...
For the barefooted sherpa smoking a cigarette with 75 lbs strapped to his head taking a piss in the distance...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » This is why climbing Everest is stupid.
July 29, 3:05pm

Running out of trail?
I'll second Justin's statement. Fishing can occupy a whole day for me and it leads me to be near a consistent water supply.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » The Ultralight Movement is keeping me from backpacking
July 25, 9:39am

Alcohol stove restrictions
Interesting individual responses. I have a variety of stoves and they each excel in a variety of ways. It seems like I'm not alone in my "collecting" of backpacking gear so I'...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Alcohol stoves and fire restriction in Sequia and Kings Canyon National Parks
July 25, 9:34am

I don't want to miss the morning!
While I go to sleep quickly and often wake for my four hour bladder emptying (only con of staying well hydrated), when I see it getting light, I most often start to get up. It is my absolute favor...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Does anyone find they sleep LESS in the woods?
July 24, 12:03pm

My dream top...
Merino wool. Although may need some stretch to keep snug but not cut for a 23 year old "actor" whose been doing P90X for 6 years.... Expedition weight in the torso (250-320+), light we...

In GEAR » Wishlist Gear Ideas
December 13, 12:19pm

Liner and warmth increases
I have personally found that with my bag (Marmot Pinnacle)the liner which is Sea to Summit's alleged 25 degree liner, I was much warmer than with the bag itself. Since I don't "fe...

In GEAR » How do the Sea to Summit sleeping bag liners increase warmth?
December 05, 12:28pm

Side Sleeper...
Exped UL7 and whatever is handy for a pillow. I toss and turn and so I awake a few times a night to re-adjust my quilt and tuck myself back in. But I really enjoy using this pad. I have 2 other...

In GEAR » Sleep pad for side sleepers.
December 05, 12:03pm

"A frame" attachment
I'm having fun trying to make something but this weekend, I just lashed the 2 hiking pole handles together at "an angle" and that seemed to work. The area at the peak (MLD Duo Mid) s...

In GEAR » Pole Attachment for "V" shape
September 24, 8:34am

Synmat UL7
Loving my full length UL Synmat7. The schnozzle and bag combo make filling the mat up a breeze and I pack my sleep system in the Exped bag that attaches. Kinda pricy but I waited for sales and co...

In GEAR » Exped UL Synmat 7 vs. Exped UL Downmat 7 vs Thermarest Neoair All Season
September 24, 8:20am

Re: Re: DPTE
I think I'm gonna try to make one. Thanks for the link, he makes some great stuff! Bob

In GEAR » Pole Attachment for "V" shape
September 19, 11:42am

All Reader Reviews by Bob Salcedo

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MLD SilNylon DuoMid
Ok, I've had this tarp for about two years and have only used it about a dozen times in mostly the Eastern Sierra. Set up: simple and even without a fancy dohickey to use both poles in order t...

In Shelters - Tarps & Floorless
July 24, 11:23am